Is 2X/WK Too Much?

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    Question Is 2X/WK Too Much?


    It seems like every new training plan these days (with deviation in rest days) only works a muscle group once per week. I have been on a 6 day power/hypertrophy split where I have done each muscle group twice per week. (Mon-Chest/back, Tues-Legs, Wed. Shoulders/Arms, Thurs-Chest/Back, etc.) Am in danger of overtraining or is everyone else being b**tch-made? Arnold was on two-a-days, whats the deal with workouts these days?

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    Arnold was also in the 99.9999%-ile of genetics and on AAS. Using the elites for comparisons is always a bad idea. I think you can train each muscle 2x/week, but not to failure and with 4-6 sets per muscle per session.
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    Right that was a bad example. I was just wondering what the logic of once versus twice per week.
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    Is once per week per muscle group enough to ensure growth?
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    Quote Originally Posted by swb311 View Post
    Is once per week per muscle group enough to ensure growth?
    That depends on nutrition and intensity of the session. For the most part, yes.
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